The Making of Geology: Earth Science in Britain, 1660-1815

The Making of Geology: Earth Science in Britain, 1660-1815

by Roy Porter
     
 

This book presents a detailed account of how the discipline of geology developed between the mid-seventeenth century and the early nineteenth century.See more details below

Overview

This book presents a detailed account of how the discipline of geology developed between the mid-seventeenth century and the early nineteenth century.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521081283
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
09/18/2008
Pages:
308
Product dimensions:
5.51(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.71(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction; 1. Orientations: c. 1660– 1710; 2. The natural history of the Earth; 3. The re-creation of the Earth; 4. A deepening base: c. 1710–1775; 5. Continuity and change; 6. Changing social formations: c.. 1775–1815; 7. A reformation of knowledge; 8. The constitution of geology; Conclusion.

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